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deGrassi, Jennifer – School Arts, 1979
Instructions are provided for making dolls, or soft people sculptures, by stuffing nylons with cotton and shaping the result with stitching and decoration. This article is one of seven in this issue on fiber arts. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Materials, Guidelines, Handicrafts
Hill, Beatrix – Instructor, 1980
Presents simple instructions for 15 mixed media art projects for the elementary grades. Part one of this series, listing 18 other techniques, appeared in the September 1979 issue of Instructor on pages 145-49. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Materials, Art Products, Class Activities
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School Arts, 1979
Instructions are given for making oil ground, glue gesso, glue water size, oil colors, damar varnish, water colors, encaustic painting, egg tempera painting, etching inks, etching grounds, etching acids, and sugar-lift. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Materials, Guidelines, Methods, Painting (Visual Arts)
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Daniel, Robert A. – School Arts, 1979
The author describes the basic materials and processes needed for a student project in planographic and incised relief printing with plasticine, and gives some hints for adapting this project to different elementary grade levels. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Materials, Elementary Education, Graphic Arts
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Doherty, Steve – School Arts, 1979
The author gives step-by-step procedures for a screen printing project that teaches color mixing to young children. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Materials, Color, Elementary Education
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Sapiro, Maurice L. – School Arts, 1979
Gives a step-by-step demonstration and explanation of the thermo-etch process, an intaglio print process which uses a heated stylus to draw on plastic plates. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Materials, Elementary Secondary Education, Graphic Arts
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Asch, Rosalie L. – School Arts, 1979
Painting cloth with crayons is suggested as a challenging art project, especially for students who have difficulty with the complex tools and processes typical of more advanced textile work. Instructions are given for creating decorative banners with this technique. One of seven articles in this issue on fiber arts. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Materials, Guidelines, Higher Education
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Hoffman, Donald H. – Art Education, 1981
Points out health hazards in some art materials, which may pollute the air, contaminate food and utensils, produce flammable vapors, cause chemical burns or allergic reactions, or damage the eyes. Suggests how these hazards may be compounded in nursing homes or senior citizens' agencies. Lists safety tips. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Materials, Classroom Techniques, Nursing Homes, Older Adults